Practice Relating to Rule 115. Disposal of the Dead
Section C. Cremation of bodies
Spain’s LOAC Manual (1996) stipulates that cremation is permitted only if required on religious grounds or for reasons of hygiene in cases where there is a risk of disease.
Spain’s LOAC Manual (2007) states: “Bodies may only be cremated for imperative reasons of hygiene or for reasons relating to the religion of the deceased.”